Windows 7 forum

General discussion

WMP12 won't add/show music

by Slasher / October 25, 2009 10:18 PM PDT

I have Windows 7 Ultimate running Windows Media Player 12 (with all updates) and it refuses to display music files in the library. It shows videos and pictures perfectly.
I have made sure that the music library (when viewed from Windows Explorer) has my music and I have made sure that WMP is scanning the music library. WMP seems to update my music files (it says "receiving media info for blah") from online but only the 3 sample songs are shown.

Any ideas? Maybe deleting the database? I tried to find it but couldn't.

I have reinstalled WMP through add/remove Windows components.

I'm only using WMP until MediaMonkey sorts out its issues and works properly on W7.

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: WMP12 won't add/show music
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: WMP12 won't add/show music
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 49,613 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,349 discussions
icon
Laptops 19,436 discussions
icon
Security 30,426 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,308 discussions
icon
Windows 10 360 discussions
icon
Phones 15,802 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,351 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,641 discussions

CNET's Tech Minute

Top 3 news reading apps

With the latest tech, getting news delivered to your phone is easier than ever. Here's a roundup of apps that are customizable and useful for getting the news.